The table below looks at the statistics for the Server Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Server Support in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Server Support
Rank 223 233 225
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Server Support 7 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.35% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 30
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £37,500 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,750 £29,900
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.84%
Server Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Server Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Server Support in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Server Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region.

Server Support Salary Trend in the North West

Server Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Server Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Server Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Server Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Server Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 4 £27,500 -0.45%
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Lancashire +1 1 £26,500 -19.69%
Server Support
England

Server Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title.

1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (36.84%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) MCSE
5 13 (34.21%) DHCP
5 13 (34.21%) DNS
5 13 (34.21%) Dell
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 11 (28.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
7 11 (28.95%) HP
7 11 (28.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 11 (28.95%) IBM
7 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
11 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (13.16%) MS Office
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server

Server Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Server Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Server Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) TWiki
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DHCP
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) VLAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) DEFINITY
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (2.63%) iPad
1 1 (2.63%) iPhone
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.26%) Unix
9 1 (2.63%) AIX
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) High Availability
3 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.63%) Logistics
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Release Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (36.84%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
5 2 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) CCDP
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) Xen
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) DameWare
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Dell
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 11 (28.95%) HP
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Google
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Adobe
9 1 (2.63%) Avaya
9 1 (2.63%) BMC
9 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.63%) Quark
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